Medieval Living History 1337-1453
Over the years we’ve had the good fortune to develop relationships with several artisans and suppliers who meet our high standards of accuracy, quality, and reliability. Most of them don’t confine themselves to La Belle Compagnie’s time and place, but all of them have been helpful and enthusiastic, and willing to work with us to make or find items that meet Compagnie specifications.
The list below notes the categories of items that each of them has supplied to our members.
Albion Swords, Ltd, 421 Second Street, PO Box 66, New Glarus, WI 53574; 1-888-806-4356 Albion Swords High end sword replicas.
in the Ukraine; beathan [at] armourandcastings.com Armour & Castings Metal castings with a plating capability, some models not designed for authentic construction.
Billy & Charlie’s Finest Pewter Goods Marianne Hansen & Robert MacPherson, 21B E. Circular Ave, Paoli, PA 19301
Fine p ewter dress accessories cast in stone moulds.
Dennis Riley, Daegrad Tools, 327 Coleford Road, Darnall, Sheffield S9 5NF England Daegrad Tools Replica tools for many crafts.
Freelance Academy Press, Inc.
Excellent selection of books on a variety of medieval topics and home to THE PEEL AFFINITY
Mark Shier, Gaukler Medieval Wares 1052 Amphion St.Victoria B.C. V8S 4G3Canada; 250.595.1104 Replica jewelry and dress accessories and small items; does custom work.
Gode Erthe Pottes Simon de Okewode aka Glenn Herbert, Box 83, Ouaquaga, NY 13826; 607.655.1376 Household stoneware products.
Jeff Hedgecock & Gwen Nowrick, Historic Enterprises 17228 Voorhees Lane, Ramona, Ca 92065-7109; 760.789.2299 Basic clothing for men, some some for women; stock and custom high-quality armor; table linens; some general goods.
John Heinz, Herugrim 611 Cafferty Road, Upper Black Eddy, Pa 18972; 610.847.8535 Blacksmith, custom ironwork and replica tools.
LORIFACTOR Łukasz i Katarzyna Lewandowscy s.c., 95-030 Rzgów, Gadka Stara ul. Lucerniana 68 (Poland); email@example.com; Mobile: +48 515-127-880 Lorifactor Metal castings with a plating capability, astonishing military girdles.
Magick Badger Ironworks Brock the Badger aka Mike Cardiff; firstname.lastname@example.org Blacksmithing.
Przy Skarpie 10E/11, 87-100 Toruń, Poland MATULS Another excellent Polish site for camp goods and Gambesons.
Tods Workshops Ltd, Willow Bank, 55 Rack End, Standlake, Witney, Oxon, OX29 7SA England Tod’s Stuff High quality reproductions of knives, daggers, crossbows and other items.
Accurate, quality reproductions of period pottery.
Excellent reproduction armor by Jeff Wasson. ——————————————————————————–
Here are links to the Middle Ages on the Web. It is an eclectic selection ranging from the literary to the archaeological. The common feature (besides some aspect of the Middle Ages) is the fact that we consider these sites to be superior sources. May you find them as useful and interesting as we have.
Archaeology & Artifacts Sites
Living History Groups (various periods)